Top 6 Benefits of Herbal Tea

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It’s apparent that herbal tea deals with several health complications that are common in today’s world. While studies continue being conducted all over the world, there is a pile up of many health benefits that you can get by simply drinking herbal tea. There exist different types of herbal teas of which each has a role to play in the human body. Here are 6 benefits of herbal tea:

Boosts* Metabolism

Improves* Sleep

  • Chamomile Tea: insomniacs can now get relief from drinking herbal tea from chamomile. It’s been shown that it enhances* the brain chemicals that control sleep-wake cycle. It also has anti-anxiety effects and helps in relaxation credit to a flavonoid compound known as apedenin.

Treats* Common Cold

  • Elderflower Tea: This sounds good news in cold seasons. This has been used as a mouthwash for coughs, colds and flu. It also helps in the maintenance of healthy sinuses and treating sinusitis.

Reduces* Stress

  • Lemon Balm Tea: Derived from thiamine, it’s been found to be effective as a quick relief from anxiety and stress. Also, it helps in sleep without the need of tranquilizers. It is a great way to relax after a stressful day from work.

Eases Bloating

  • Ginger Tea: It has been found to be a great way to improve* digestion, lessen stomach gas and flatulence. Additionally, it can help deal with heartburn credit to its ability to improve* the function of lower esophageal sphincter to prevent acid reflux.

Kills Nausea

Top 6 Benefits of Herbal Tea

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Expert Author : Kathy Parks (Consumer Health Digest)

Kathy Parks is a graduate who enjoys writing on different topics including men’s and women’s health, beauty and fitness. Being a mother and wife-she drives so much strength and inspiration from the desire to have a healthy family. Her health writings are done with the same passion-to ensure healthy family members. She is contributing to Consumer Health Digest for different categories.